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PAL Writing is Thinking 2014-2015

In 2014-2015 PAL is hosting our third biennial Writing is Thinking Young Scholars Workshop. This year, in addition to our spring workshop and lectures, PAL has inaugurated the first year of sponsored Graduate Student Writing Groups. We have 11 PAL-sponsored groups meeting this year.  This page is an overview of past and future WIT events this year. Click the links for more information!


Background on the Writing Groups, from PAL Director Toril Moi.


Graduate Student Writing Groups Launch Party


Writing Group Workshops, open to everyone

How to Start a Writing Group, Sept 18, 5:30pm

How to Move your Writing Forward, Oct 7, 6pm with Jennifer Ahern-Dodson

How to Move from Evidence-Gathering to Drafting, Nov 18, 6pm, with Kristen Neuschel

A Discussion of Several Short Sentences about Writing, Dec 2, 6pm, with Toril Moi and Sarah Beckwith

Topic to be announced, Jan 27, 6pm (**moved from Jan 20)


Writing is Thinking 2015 with Verlyn Klinkenborg

Writing is Thinking 2015 (**NEW DATE **NEW LOCATION)

The Writer at Work: A workshop
Thurs March 19
4:30pm Reception
5-7pm Event
The Edge
Bostock Library, First Floor
Duke University
The Language of Place: A lecture
Friday March 20
The Edge
Bostock Library, First Floor
Duke University

Writing is Thinking 2015 will include closed workshops for PAL Writing Group Members with Verlyn Klinkenborg, a forum on writing, & a public keynote lecture.

PAL could not do any of this without the vigorous support of Duke’s Thompson Writing Program, and the Graduate School.

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